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Mon December 21, 2009
"That night, when we returned to our place near the shore, we realized how lucky we were. Homes were flattened, cars were in trees, and catamarans were sticking out of the sides of buildings... the aftermath of one of the greatest natural disasters in history, occurring all in a moment."
By Shane Fernando
There is much to be thankful for, especially this time of year, and sometimes we need to realize that we should be thankful for things even if they do not go our way, for it might just work out for the better.
Commentator Shane Fernando sends his thoughts and prayers to all who were affected by the 2004 tsunami. Shane lives with his partner in historic downtown Wilmington and is curator of the Boseman Gallery at UNCW.